Business Management Intern

Washington, DC
Sep 18, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Are you a current rising junior or graduate student seeking to practice your solid project management, strategist & analysis, and events management skills who has a passion for thinking differently and implementing ideas to impact the 50+ community? Then AARP's Regional Team is looking for you! Our South Region team, which entails nine states throughout the country, thrives on establishing and executing strategies and tactics to deliver impactful engagement and advocacy efforts for AARP members and their families.

If you want to learn from a great team of dynamic professionals and incorporate your innovative skills, apply now for this incredible opportunity. As an intern, you will apply strategic, analytical, and creative thinking to identify solutions to challenges and integrate new forms of thinking. We are committed to your growth and will cultivate your continued learning and development by supporting you to build on and establish new skills to help you succeed. This paid internship has an anticipated start date of August 2022 and will go through the end of the year.


  • The intern will work directly and/or closely with the Regional Vice President and the Sr. Regional Advisor to provide support on projects which include meetings, team-building activities, and/or events
  • Assist with planning and implementing special projects related to solving problems/solutions as they arise to promote a Nationwide culture and enhance clearer communication channels
  • Some projects related to the internship will include and are not limited to moderating/coordinating virtual/hybrid events/meetings, participating in volunteer engagements, and coordinating social media posts
  • Contribute to data analyses and write-up of findings
  • Developing executive briefings and/or reports that will serve as a tool to transfer knowledge across the region effectively
  • Assist in providing additional state support across the region as needed (i.e., Tele Town Halls event screening, virtual engagement logistical support)
  • Participate in meetings and work groups to gain and transfer knowledge respective to the region's issue focus areas and expand their knowledge of communication processes


  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship or must have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program
  • Must be able to commit to the goals and priorities of AARP and willing to collaborate with others in the organizations around AARP priority issues
  • Ability to work well with a DE&I lens
  • Strong communicator with both oral and written and organizational skills
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs & Zoom
  • Able to work well in a remote environment

Compensation and Benefits

The hourly range is $18 for undergraduates, $21 for graduate students, $28 for Ph.D. candidates. Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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